Quick links to regional news

Outpouring of sadness at news of the death of student who attended Hummersknott Academy in Darlington (The Northern Echo)
Schools on song in Darlington Eurovision (NE Connected)

Teacher recruitment event to be held in Durham for people looking for career change (Durham Advertiser)
School launches fundraising campaign for much needed therapy room (NE Connected)
Durham schools team up to fight intolerance through sport (Durham Advertiser)
Musical success for Barnard Castle School pupil, 12 (Darlington & Stockton Times)

New recruits to strengthen college links with business community (Gateshead College News)

Student gets top award from Government minister (Hartlepool Mail)
Students at Hartlepool school get to meet brave Holocaust survivor (Hartlepool Mail)
Nursery celebrates its 8th consecutive outstanding Ofsted report (Hartlepool Mail)
Hartlepool Sixth Form College is top of the A-level class (Hartlepool Mail)
New play equipment is a hit at Hartlepool school (Hartlepool Mail)

Mum of boy expelled for causing 1,400 people to be evacuated takes school to court (GazetteLive)
Middlesbrough’s Holmwood School named England’s best special school (Northern Echo)
‘Special needs a challenge but not barrier’: Holmwood celebrates being ranked as England’s best (GazetteLive)

‘Firearm’ that sparked Sacred Heart School lockdown in Newcastle turns out to be a walking stick (ChronicleLive)
What makes a ‘world-class’ school? We went to one in Wallsend to find out (ChronicleLive)
Theresa May’s grammar school plan will not help parents in Newcastle, it has been warned (ChronicleLive)
Inside Newcastle’s biggest school: Kenton bosses on how they plan to turn around poor Ofsted (ChronicleLive)
Newcastle College bosses NCG set for an expansion into the North West (ChronicleLive)

North Tyneside
TyneMet fine tunes engineering courses with donation (News Guardian)
Sporty North Tyneside students strike gold (News Guardian)

Success for apprentices (News Post Leader)
Schools can take part in Birdwatch (News Post Leader)
Investment in learning at Swansfield Park Primary School (NE Connected)
Fun parties raise big total for school (News Post Leader)
Pupils on board with soul station (News Post Leader)
Staying safe online (Northumberland Gazette)
Former pupils of the Duchess’s school saved lives of Jews in 1930s (Northumberland Gazette)
A trip to the Toon (Northumberland Gazette)

Redcar & Cleveland
Redcar & Cleveland College Help Female Students Make Their Mark in the Construction Industry (NE Connected)

South Tyneside
Police helicopter makes flying visit as force reaches out to schoolchildren (Shields Gazette)
Pupils lay down the law over poor parking outside their school (Shields Gazette)
Chris Ramsey cracks jokes with school children to cheer up the region (Shields Gazette)
Students hope for inspiration when business leaders visit (Shields Gazette)

Governors at Oak Tree Academy hold the key to improving pupil safety (NE Connected)
Stockton school grounds to be closed to the public to ‘protect pupils from harm’ (GazetteLive)
Former school caretaker stole hundreds of pounds of children’s lunch money (GazetteLive)
Academy Celebrates Footballing Talent at National Level (NE Connected)
Bridge, coding and free-running on Yarm School pupils curriculum (NE Connected)
Your Nursery: William Cassidi C of E Aided Primary School, Stockton (GazetteLive)

Foundation of Light to offer football scholarship to girls (Sunderland Echo)
Sunderland teen will live American dream after winning university place (Sunderland Echo)
Former Sunderland player holding football trials for teens (Sunderland Echo)
School chosen as part of a £50million cadet scheme (Sunderland Echo)